Senior Financial Manager

A successful national retailer has a vacancy for a Senior Financial Manager.

The purpose of the role will be to achieve the following:

  • To support the business in making informed decisions by producing, distributing and presenting monthly, quarterly and annual financial information
  • To ensure that accurate reports are timeously produced, analysed and distributed to the various business units with variances and corrective measures highlighted; and further to ensure that such corrective actions are implemented, and monitored
  • To coordinate and support the business during the planning and forecasting processes ensuring that risks and opportunities are well balanced
  • To coordinate and prepare the quarterly board reports and annual investor information in line with business needs or requirements
  • To develop strong business partnerships through which business objectives and overall budget adherence is achieved in an environment of transparent business dealings
  • To assist in managing the commercial financial department to ensure the achievement of business objectives through a highly engaged and motivated team
  • To promote efficiency, productivity and profitability in all areas of the business by ensuring efficient use and protection of company assets
  • To provide financial simulations and assist in the development of business cases and feasibility for new projects.


  • CA (SA)


  • Minimum 10 years of relevant Finance experience, preferably in the Retail industry in a JSE Listed company


  • Strong leadership skills
  • Highly analytical and very skilled individual
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • IT literate, excellent MS Excel knowledge, familiarity with any ERP system and any integrated business analysis tool is a strong plus (SAP / BI)
  • Flexible and a team player
  • Must be self-motivated, self-directed and be able to work under pressure in a fast paced team environment